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Gabb & Co. Solicitors, Abergavenny, documents

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D591

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Documents deposited by Messrs. Gabb & Co. Solicitors, Abergavenny

Short Title: Gabb & Co. Solicitors, Abergavenny, documents

Creation date(s): 1670>1930

Level of description: fonds


Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history: No information known/available at time of compilation.


Scope and content/abstract: Please note that the items described below form only a small part of the collection as a whole.
Deeds etc. concerning J.Marsh and Sons Ltd (Coal Merchants of Abergavenny), 1904-1930; mineral leases etc. Coytea Kallen, Monith Newith, 1738-1794.
Industrial records: including records relating to Blaendare Colliery (accounts, agreements, deeds, schedules etc), 1818-[c. 1875]; records relating to Pontypool Iron Company and the Blaendare lease (agreements, deeds etc.), 1833-1854; deeds relating to Beaufort Iron Works, 1833-1837; records relating to the Blaenafon Company (deeds, wills, leases, ledger etc.), 1796-1868; deeds relating to Nantyglo Iron Works, [c. 1800]-[c. 1900]; records relating to the branch railway to the Brecon and Abergavenny Canal (deeds, plans etc.), 1822-1869 and undated (19th century); records relating to the Brynmawr and Blaenavon railway, 1864 and undated (19th century); deeds relating to Monmouthshire Railway and Canal Company, 1850-1859; deeds relating to Cwm Colliery, 1857-1860; deeds relating to Nantyglo Wharf, Newport, 1825-1882; deeds relating to Tyr-gething farm, parish Aberystruth, 1832-1890; Crawshay Bailey marriage settlements etc., 1863-1909; records relating to Rudry Colliery, Glamorgan, 1863-1871; miscellaneous papers (deeds, plan etc.), 1735-1886 and undated (mid 19th century).
Maund papers including deeds etc. relating to Blaendare Colliery, [c. 1670]-[c. 1860], and Clydach Iron Company (inluding Ynis y Cath, being part of Penyfyddlwyn), 1812-1836.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: Access unrestricted unless stated otherwise.

Conditions governing reproduction: A photocopying service is available. Contact repository for details.
No publication without written permission from the Archivist.

Finding aids: A hardcopy list is available in the searchroom.


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


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Archivist's note: Mine of Information Project, University of Wales Swansea LIS Archives, Library & Information Centre,, University of Wales Swansea,Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Mine of Information Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2002

Coal mines and mining | Wales, South
Iron industry and trade | Wales, South
Iron-works | Wales, South
Railroads | Mine railroads

Personal names

Corporate names
Beaufort Iron Works
Blaenavon Iron & Coal Company
Blaendare Company
Brynmawr and Blaenavon Railway Company
Clydach Iron Company
Cwm Colliery
Marsh, J., & Sons
Monmouthshire Railway and Canal Company
Nantyglo and Blaina Ironworks Co.
Pontypool Iron Company
Rudry Colliery

Abergavenny (Wales)
Monmouthshire (Wales)
Nantyglo Wharf (Newport, Wales)

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